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San Antonio Express (Newspaper) - November 22, 1963, San Antonio, Texas 14-A if SAN ANTONIO Mthy, Novomber 22, 1963 JFK Says U.S. To Lead In Rockets President Kennedy departed from his prepared text in his Brooks AFB address Thursday ft declare with obvious feeling and pride thai "al least In one area, In the size of Ihe the United Stales Is about to surpass Ihe Soviet Union In space, He Injected his comment aflcr a reference lo the nallon's space program as a contribution to national strength. "And last Saturday al Cape ho said, "I saw our new Saturn Cl rocket booster which wilh its payload, when it rises In December of this year, will be, for the first time, the largest booster In Ihe world car- rying into space the largest pay- load lhat any country Ln the world has ever sent tnlo space." He was interrupted by ap- plause. "I think the United Slates should be a tho Presi- dent continued. "A country as, rich and powerful as this, which bears so many burdens and re- sponsibilities, which has so many opportunities, should bo second to none and In December, while1 I do not regard our mastery of space as anywhere near com-j a "key" slate nationally, plete, while I recognize lhat JFK Promises To Dedicate New Edgewood School U.S. Rep. Henry presidential jet minutes before; Thursday said President Ken- the takcnlf for Houston from nedy has promised he will come Kelly AKB. He said no date for back lo San Antonio In parllci- the visit has been sdl. pate personally in the ctedica-; The, dedication of the new tion of the John F. scheduled for Thursday, High School. iwas postponed since the Pres- Gonzalez told of the promise Ideal didn't Include It in his San jus( prior to joining the presi- dential entourage aboard the Antonio itinerary. Eddie Montez, president of the Edgewood Independent School TVislrict board, had planned lo have all 1S.IKX) students in Ihfi dislrict present for dedication ceremonies at p.m. Thurs- day, but never received an acknowledgement of the Invi- tation to the President lo attend. All the students in the dislrict had signed the Invitation. KENNEDY MAKES VISIT Continued from rage moved to the blue I. in cot nlceived a surprisingly good turn- Continental flown down fromjnut In Republican Alamo developed recenlly to record Ihe impact of acceleration on an wilh (he Kcnneiiys astronaut's eyes may be of wcrc Gm and Mrs Cormallv, 1 n'llrt fiMn _ .__ _. AUU and Mrs. Kennedy and Gov. and Mrs. John Connolly were all smiles Thurs- day as Ihey rode through Son Antonio in o motor- cade which was viewed by cheering thousands. At Broadway and Hildebrand Ave., the two women moved lo the front of the auto in order to escape wind which was disarranging their hair. Staff Photo. there are slill areas where we are behind, al leasl In one area, In (he slzn of Ihe booster, this year 1 hope, the Uniled Slates will be ahead. "I'm lor he said, as re- newed applause broke oul. The President termed Ihe Cl launching sel Dec. 10 or 11 an "Important milestone." The 1.5-mdllon-pound thrust Saturn Cl is scheduled lo launch what U.S. space officials called the "biggest payload any man has pnl into orbit." It will carry a payload of pounds. Soviet space vehicles have carried a maximum of pounds and produced maximum thrust of about pounds. Tho President may have re- ferred to disappointment In tlic Senate slash of Die National Aeronautics and Space Admin- islrallon budget lo billion In nnnlhor section of his dedica- tory address at Ibe new Aero- space Medical Division research complex. The presidential visit Itself POLITICS Complex Hailed from Pace ]A Iriwcd liv the President and Cion-; By AF Officials help lo small children wilh eye defects unable to their impairment. The of instruments sim- ilar lo those used in Project .Mercury, he said, have I m proved the nursing situation by enabling one nurse now lo give belter attention lo critically 111 patients than several nurses formerly could do without the instruments. He said medical space re- search developments of device; lo protect astronauts from ill effects of radlalion can he used on earth for safeguarding the use o( nuclear energy for peace Washington specially lor IhB pa-l Heights, although there was a sprinkling of Goldwater stickers among the crowd. If he noticed Negro pickets carrying signs on the way out of the airport, and al the en- trance of Brooks AFB, Ken- nedy gave no Indication. The signs decried segregation and discrimination. The greatest enthusiasm demonstrated along the parade from P.igc 1A Iriwcd by the President and (ion On departure for Hoiis-i as and ll.s 25 electoral votes as 'ice President and Mrs. Johiv son occupied the second car, and Gonzalez and Yarborough shared the third car. The other political dignitaries piled into Ihe other dozen cars. Two Stops On his way lo Brooks AKB, the President made Iwo shod stops. One was where the Tex- as Milllary Instllule cadets were drawn up on Broadway, and the second was al'the USAA building on Ihe same street where, a large crowd was as sembled. The presidential car- avan slowed by Incarnate Word College, and by firackenridgc route came, from the children. Apparently ton from Kelly AFB, Yar- hnrough boarded through Ihc presidential door lo Ihc plane, touched off Ihe lalesl chapter! while Texas congressmen en- in Ihe Yarbnrough-Coimally (lis-Mercd another door pule. Connally failed lo Invite Yarbormigh lo (tic governor's recepllon. Bui Connally said thnicoiizalez. President and Mrs. Yarhorough occupied Ihe Ihird car In Iho motorcade through! San Antonio, sharing il with reception was (or slate legis- lators and stale officials, and there was not enough room lo invlle federal officials siirli as senators and U.S. representa- tives. Questioned Fund Use Liberal backers of Yar borough, Including U.S. n c p. Henry B. Gonzalez of San An- lonio, sliilc Democratic C n m- milleeman Maury Maverick Jr. and Cflimiiillcewoman Sarali McChli'c, questioned whclhcr any proceeds from Hie Austin dinner Friday night would Id- used against Yarboi'ougli in Ills' rc-clcclion campaign next year. Connally wont on record wilh statement lliat the funds would be used only against Ite- ______ publicans next November. VOU CUOCOnil.El The. governor's reference MILAN, Italy circus' 'crocodile was shortened by eight inches In Milan recently when surgeons successfully re- moved a tiimorous section of Us Jail. Did you fver wonrter H your cor wni [n gonrf finndl vnu II to I o r r n r 1o Horlon Corner of Slh 5r. A U. Rt- hepng jnatl ond JOE HALBAHDIER Ihe moil mortfin, HnrgH InKei Ihe nut of otcr won't you comi In 1odoy. Thursday during tho Kennedy visit lo Yarbornugh being "re celved" apparently was director nt Ihe Slate Democrallc Execii lire Committee reception Frl day afternoon In Ihc Comma (lore Hole! In Austin. Yar borough Iws been Invited lo thai reception. Kennedy, accompanied by Gov. and Mrs. Connally, were In Ihc lirst car, and Vice President and Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson rortc In Ihe second car. At (he dedication ceremony at Brooks Ynrbnrough was sealed on the first row on thcj same side of Ihc platform where Kennedy .sal in front briefly be- fore making his speech. Yarboi'ough and Connally ere mit observed to have ex- changed any greetings. Johnson remained aloof from the dispute. He brushed pnsl ouc newsman who attempted to Ily JKHHY I.OCIIBAUM The new Aerospace Medical Division research complex was hailed by Secretary of the Air force Eugene M. Zuckcrt as destined lo "play an import ful purposes, and new sterilt-j High School, where many sin zalion techniques developed welcomed him, He re- prevent contamination of other planets by men from "our in- fected and Infested may be used on earth lo pro-i tecl food from bolulism. The President, in his 20-inln- ute address, said he is not sug- that Ihe rs of It Is in this area, he "that Hie entire space t h )s as R means of advancing medical but he expressed confidence Ihe space medicine effort will "ben new aerospace medical facility will play their important role. SAM and the other six units of Ihe Aerospace Medical efit in scores of way our every- ant role In man's conquest of vision have a ?30 million re-jday space" during dedication cere- search program In progress, Gen, Bcdwell said. monies Thursday at Brooks AKB. And while Iho facility is as new as the space age, AiV Force officials already are showing! being done under contract, concern for meeting future1, The Aerospace Medical Divi- lives here on earth." On Its Own He said "Ihe space program EChOOl uncon- cerned whether Kennedy was a Democrat or Republican, t h e children gave the President their besl. Haircut Vice President and Mrs. John- son arrived at Ihe airport by private plane shortly before noon, and Ihe vice president ducked into the airport barber- shop for a haircut. Atty. Gen. i Waggoner Carr and his wife Continued from Page ullltw 1 land Mrs. Connally arrived at CDCCfLJ Nalional Museum of Anthropol- ogy in Mexico City last year. She was very interested in Ihe Aztec Calendar, Ihe huge mnnn- lilhs and Ihe vestiges of a pre- Colombian civilization which in many ways was farther ad- vanced than that of the Europe- ans who conquered their vast empire. "You Mexican people have so IJR proud she loW n, it -i l lu uf. m unu in, jme luni Of this tola, he said, mil- stands on its own as a part of mc jn Spanish. "My husband land I spent our honeymoon in Police Chief George BichseljMexico, and 1 hope that 1 will million covers outside work I needs In the explosively pro- hcadquarlcrcd at Brooks search. field ol aerospace re- AF1J is responsible for all of i the bioaslronautics support Study Planned jwork of Ihe Air Force, pointed A contract has been let lorvmit den. Neman! A. Minever, p.m. Some newspaper, radio, and television reporters and commnntalors arrived by plane before Ihe presidential jet. They represent national news media snd will cover the President's Texas lour. The San Anlonio Chamber of Commerce's Red Carpet Com- mittee was kept busy rolling out Ihe carpet lor the various VIPs. Running late in his tighl two- hour time-period allotted to San Anlonio, Kennedy, with his red' ronce cnici ueorge uicnsetijiexico, and 1 hope that 1 will estimated (he over-all turnout make many trips lo this wonder- hair, touched with gi ay nt the biggest turn- ful country" at lne temples, Wowing in Ihe out he has seen in San Anlonio I After a short glimpse and a breeze, made his speech glimpse for a VIP. few words wilh the First Lady, Kan Anlomans were treated I went where Mrs, Lyndon II. lo a brilliant political galaxyl.Iotmson stood, her- llial included, besides the Pros-! self, President and Mrs. Ken- an engineering study lo find mill Air Force .Systems Command! htcnl, Mrs. Kennedy; Vi c ojneily were the focal point of at- "wnat we're going lo need in nsk him a about Hie tllc I1PX' 10 division Yarborough-Commlly rift. Another phase of the. dispute was resolved in Auslin when the Stale Henuici alic Kxcculivc Committee announced that Yar- hurnugh will Ix- sealed nt one of the head tables al the Auslin dinner. Fourteen congressmen from Texas sat on Ihe platform al Ihc dedication ceromonles, 1 n eluded among Ihem were znloz, Rep. Jim Wright, of For! Worth, around whom specula- Kennedy, while steering a! lion has centered as a possible course above both factions, nt- tcmpted to soothe Ynrborough backers by carrying the senior senator on the presidential jel In his Texas tour. Fourth In t.lne. Yarborough was fourth In line down the airplane ramp on nr- _rival nl Inlernnliiinal Airport, 'Mrs. Kennedy led thn way, fol- 1 NOW AT.. H B BO m m LEKTRQNIC H 8HAV4R No cordl No battariesl Rechargeable! Work! with Cord, tool Roller Combsl 39.95 NOW 24 95 ffi Isn't this ths one he talks about? LADY 19 m 13 SHAYLR Adjustable Roller Combs! Gentle underarm grooming! Smooth leg-shaving actlonl 18.95 NOW 12 50 This is the most gifted shaver of all! She'll love the safe, close comfort! NEW REMIHGW25. Exclude Roller Combs! 348 doss-thavtng cutting tdgesl Man'Slzs 99 29.SO NOW TEXAS STORES 3400 SAN PEDRO fl 1100 E. HOUSTON M NORTH STAR MALL 48JO BROADWAY 1946 FRCDERICKSBURO 1900 BROADWAY opponent for Yarbovotigh in the 18C-I Democratic primaries; Hep. Homer Tliornbcrry of Alls tin, wild lias resigned effective Dec. 1 lo accept a federal judge ship nl Kl Paso; Uep. ,liie Kit gore of Mi-Allen, considered snirin to be n possible nppmicn" for Yarborotigh next year; ant Hop. Albert Thomas of Hous Ion, al whoso appreciation din ner In Houston Kennedy spoke Thursday night. JFK Praises Rep. Thomas HOUSTON President Kenncdv, warmly welcomed in Texas' largest city, paid tvihulo Thursday nighl lo IScp, Albert Thomas, calling the Houston lawmaker of 27 years one of Ibe most remarkable members of Congress. The ['resident spoke persons at an appreciation dinner after receiving a wel- come on his Arrival from an estimated to per- sons. Kennedy appealed (or support of progressive causes In his tribute lo Thomas, who has cancer of Ihe spine. The Pres- ident said Thomas had never heeded those who "preferred In tlrfy or ignore the forces of change." Confusion over protocol Involv- ing Vice President Lyndon R. j.Iolinson and Sen. Ralph W. Var 'borough marked the prcsideu Hal party's visit lo Houston. H Harris County Democratic of- N ficials announced shortly before El the parly arrived from San An tonio lhat. Johnson and Yar- borough would ride in Ihe same limousine- in the 12-mile motor carle to Ihe downtown area. However, at the last minute tho vice president and Mrs Johnson entered (he second ca of Ihe motorcade and Yarbor ongh nnri Thomas rode In thi third car. Mrs. Kennedy made a brie speech In Spanish and lold group of Mexican-American they arc working for Texas anc tho Uniled Stales. President Kennedy and Vic President and Mrs. Lyndon fl .lohnson accompanied Iho Fir? Lady to the Rice Hold met-lin of Iho League of United Lali American Citizens, Kennedy lold the group he an his wife wore, pleased to nttcn the meeting. cnminander Maj. (icn. T. Mcdwr-ll Jr. revealed In a post- iedicalion press conference. den. Kedwoll said the study ivlll cover Iho Scool d[ Aero- space Medicine, silo ot the new- ly dedicatee) facilities, as well as Wilford Hall hospital and Iho Epidemiology Laboratory al Lackland AFB. In Iho press confer- ence, pointed on! lhat manned aerospace progress to date has been passible "only because we've been able lo adjust men lo the environment" so thai chief. The division Is part of) President and Mrs. J.yndon n.jtcntton. Hii.s command. U.S. Sen. Ralph Yar- swercd cmirlemislv, "Tanto IcaRue, Albert Thomas, Homer Thornberry, Jim Wright, Graham Purcell, John Young, was tion Medicine came 32 ago when he look cadet examinations at Randolph Kield, he said, adding: "To see the magnificent fa- cllily lhat we have here loday certainly gives mo a Ire- mc-mUms uplift over the progress Joe Kilgorc, Waller Rogers, George Mahon, 0. C. Fisher, UmUey Beckwnrth, Wrighl Pal- man and Clark Thompson. A tremendous ovalion greeted Kennedy and Ihe First Lady as they emerged from the presi- dential jet which set down al sharp, clad in Now lhat Ihe nation is rush-} Asked about progress cm blue suit, smiled at the they could function effectively, tins bcpn made over the; the airport al p.m. l-'acc Problems 3D years." Kennedy, hates and ing into the new area of space exploration, lie said, m a n y more problems will be faced X21I Dyiiii-Kitar, a mock-up of crowd and waved. Directly bc- wliieli was displayed at Brooks hind Ihn President was Gem- A Kit during ceremonies. X.iick-Ualcit, followed by Yarbovough ami will need lo br- solved said Ihe program "is pro-land Ibe two alternated back research work "of the most In-jgrossing about on schedule. Wei and forth along the airport rc- lense and competent kind." in Ihc developmental line. Kennedy then lo de conocerlo, (It's a pleasure Asked her opinion on Ihe 'progress" of Ihe Alliance foi Progress, she snu'led at Ihe in- tended repetition, and said with- out hesitation "Es ml opinion que el Alianica para el Pro greso, "progresn." (It's my opin- ion thai tho Alliance for Prog- ress, progresses.) With courtesy she declined U discuss politics, bill said lha while Latin America presents a challenge lo the free world, IK- ransa o( the efforts of the Com munisls lo Inflllrale there, "cs tamtaien espcranza para el fu luro ticmpo" (it's also a hope for (he ,t Brooks, visiled Ihe four alr- ncn in Ihe pressure chamber at Brooks, mingled wilh crowd vnd shook hands, and departed or Kelly AKR, where he again mixed wilh Iho crowd ann shook hands. Before embarking on Ihe plane, the President slopped ind shook hands wilh Biclisel and-the police cotps which pro- vided his escofl and thanked them lor Iheir services. His plane departed Kelly AFB at p.m., Iwo hours and 25 minutes after his arrival and 2.i minutes lale, (or his date with Houston and a dinner hon- oring U.S. Rep. Albert Thomas. Kennedy's schedule following the Thomas dinner Thursday nighl is to fly Into Fort Worth for the niglit, breakfast t h e r a Friday, and lunch in Dallas. From Dallas Ihe President goes to Austin Friday for a dinner to raise funds for the party, and Iwo reccplions. He will spend Fri- day night at the LB.i ranch and will return In Washington Saturday afternoon. I .1 Texas- for ihe Thanksgiving Game Pendloton'j colorful college emblem stodium blanket will keep you warm toast come noxl Thursday when you attend the game of ths yearl Complete wilh simulated Ostrich carrying case and extra seat cushion. Featuring: Texas U., Texas and Trinity Special orders takan for many olher Texas collegos and oul-of-slato universities. Qifl Shop Street Moor RRAIMK BROS. ON ALAMO PtAZA ;